In a first, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a cabinet meeting in Prayagraj today during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in the city. After the meeting, he and other ministers are likely to take a dip in the holy waters of Sangam. Yogi Adityanath along with his council of ministers will visit "Akshayvat" and "Saraswati Koop". This year's Kumbh Mela comes at a critical time for the BJP. The national elections, due by May, are expected to be a close contest after the party lost power in three heartland states in the recent assembly elections.
Here are the LIVE UPDATES on Yogi Adityanath's cabinet meeting in Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela:
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Prayagraj: There is a movie on the surgical strikes 'Uri', cabinet has decided to exempt it from state GST. This film will instill a feeling of nationalism in the youth and the citizens of the country. pic.twitter.com/J2F0EXjJEy- ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 29, 2019
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath: Cabinet has decided to make Ganga-Expressway, to connect Prayagraj with Western Uttar Pradesh. This will be world's longest expressway, approximately 600 km, it will take 6,556 hectares of land, it will cost approximately Rs 36,000 crore. pic.twitter.com/aLXt8CNd1B- ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 29, 2019